The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

On August 26, 2010, in Types of NGOs, by Sushant

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation was founded in 1982, as a non-profit, non-partisan international education and advocacy organization. It comprises of many individuals and organizations from different parts of the world who share the vision of peace in the Nuclear Age. This organization enjoys the consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The NAPF is also recognized by the United Nations as a Peace Messenger Organization. It is actively involved in implementing the worldwide efforts for the abolishment of nuclear weapons and strengthening of international law and institutions. It also takes active measures for inspiring and empowering a new generation of peace leaders.

Some of the core values of NAPF include the Commitment for its goals, Open communications

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Honest and caring dialogue, listening with patience, Shameless idealism and many others. The NAPF looks to create a peaceful and secure world where conflicts are settled without violence and security should be based on fulfilling the human needs. It also seeks to create a world where there is sustainable use of Natural resources and the aims are supported by Transnational, international, national and local institutions.

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation was co-founded and offered early leadership role to the Abolition 2000 Global Network. It comprises of more than 2,000 organizations and municipalities that strives for multilateral treaty in order to ban nuclear weaponry. It also led to a petition drive in Japan which resulted in more than 13 million signatures being collected on the Abolition 2000 International Petition. It also co-founded the Middle Powers Initiative which is a coalition of seven international organizations that works with “middle power” governments for a global nuclear disarmament agenda. The MPI is actively involved in conducting the annual consultations and sending the delegations to various participating countries. It is also an active voice in the five-year Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conferences.

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